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Console Gaming Sales During 2020 Shelter-in-Place Reached 2019 Christmas Peak

Orders of games through Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony have been at about the same level as their holiday season peak, and spending on games and microtransactions isn’t far behind.

Figure 1: Chart shows estimated online spending and orders on top console games by week, from September 30, 2019 — April 19, 2020, according to Edison Trends. This analysis was performed on over 130,000 online transactions from Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony. Note: The highest weekly spend or number of orders was set to 100, and all other values scaled accordingly.



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